how to pronounce carbonate


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the above transcription of carbonate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

carbonate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of carbonate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… from calcium carbonate so as they break …”

meanings of carbonate


  1. Any salt or ester of carbonic acid.


  1. To charge (often a beverage) with carbon dioxide.

carbonate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word carbonate occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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